International News

O'Neill will not challenge judgement

BBC - Mon, 2013-12-30 07:21
Agriculture Minister Michelle O'Neill will not challenge a High Court ruling after fellow executive minister Simon Hamilton took legal action against her.

What is the quenelle gesture?

BBC - Mon, 2013-12-30 07:13
Footballer Nicolas Anelka has denied accusations of anti-Semitism after celebrating a goal by performing a controversial hand gesture known as a "quenelle". What is it?

Kallis ends with South Africa win

BBC - Mon, 2013-12-30 06:53
Jacques Kallis bows out of Test cricket with a victory as South Africa beat India by 10 wickets to win the series 1-0.

Second suicide bomb hits Russia city

BBC - Mon, 2013-12-30 06:52
At least 14 people are killed in a blast in the Russian city of Volgograd, in what officials say is the second suicide attack there in two days.

VIDEO: Living with double mastectomy

BBC - Mon, 2013-12-30 06:30
When the actress Angelina Jolie announced that she had had a preventative double mastectomy to reduce her risk of developing breast cancer, she highlighted the dangers to women around the world.

VIDEO: Roberts: We wanted to impress Streep

BBC - Mon, 2013-12-30 05:59
Actress Julia Roberts talks about working with Meryl Streep on the film August: Osage County

Plans for cycle highway in the sky

BBC - Mon, 2013-12-30 05:55
Plans to build a network of cycle paths high above the streets of London with the first phase costing more than £200m, are being put forward for consultation.

Bomb alert in east Belfast

BBC - Mon, 2013-12-30 05:54
Army bomb experts were called to Parkgate Avenue after the discovery of a suspicious object.

Cash machines raided with USB sticks

BBC - Mon, 2013-12-30 05:48
Researchers at the hacker-themed Chaos Computing Congress reveal how thieves used infected USB sticks to steal cash from ATMs in Europe.

Lebanese troops fire at Syrian jets

BBC - Mon, 2013-12-30 05:47
Lebanese troops fire at Syrian aircraft crossing into Lebanese airspace, the first time they have taken such action since the conflict in Syria began.

Power companies 'let customers down'

BBC - Mon, 2013-12-30 05:36
Some power companies "let their customers down badly" over Christmas. the environment secretary says, as parts of the UK are lashed by more strong winds and heavy rain.

Tanzania elephant poaching 'rises'

BBC - Mon, 2013-12-30 05:35
The killing of elephants has increased sharply in Tanzania since a controversial anti-poaching operation was suspended, a deputy minister says.

Detainee proposed hour after reunion

BBC - Mon, 2013-12-30 05:31
Freed video journalist Kieron Bryan, held with the crew of a Greenpeace ship in Russia, proposed to his girlfriend an hour after they were reunited.

2014: Europe's year of decision

BBC - Mon, 2013-12-30 05:18
Reforms in Europe's economy and politics to face tough test

Schumacher 'fighting for his life'

BBC - Mon, 2013-12-30 05:16
Seven-time F1 champion Michael Schumacher remains in a critical condition after a ski accident and is "fighting for his life", doctors say.

W Australia issues cyclone red alert

BBC - Mon, 2013-12-30 05:08
Western Australia is braced for a powerful tropical cyclone, with winds of up to 200km/hour (120 mph) and flooding expected.

AUDIO: John Cridland: 'Pay workers more'

BBC - Mon, 2013-12-30 04:53
In his New Year's message, Director General of the CBI John Cridland told businesses to pay workers more.

Fire brigade charge for false alarms

BBC - Mon, 2013-12-30 04:49
Businesses will be charged £290 if London Fire Brigade attends more than 10 false alarms in a year, the service announces.

AUDIO: Coulthard: 'Michael's greatest challenge'

BBC - Mon, 2013-12-30 04:44
The former Formula 1 driver David Coulthard is confident that Michael Schumacher will recover from his skiing injuries.

Drugs 'killing 100 each year in NI'

BBC - Mon, 2013-12-30 04:36
The Health Minister Edwin Poots has said around 100 people each year are dying as a result of drugs misuse.

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